September 25, 2017

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Business Excellence Awards The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce, working in partnership with Digicel, are proud to introduce the Business Excellence Awards – where we will be honouring some of our brilliant local businesses. Date: October 14 Website: https://www.businessexcellenceawards.ky/ Venue Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Grand Cayman, KY1-1209 Cayman Islands Phone: +1 […]

Collas Crill supports Cayman Finance student education and work experience programme

Offshore law firm Collas Crill has once again demonstrated its commitment to supporting local Cayman Islands students with their career development goals through its summer internship programme. For the second year the firm has offered two students quality career development opportunities in both the legal and company management services sectors. This year Allena Rankine joined […]

The 5 secrets of productivity in logistics

By Harris Myers Team From ALBA Having state-of-the art systems, logistical infrastructure, and analytics would all be useless without an engaged and committed workforce for increased productivity in your logistics. In order to run an efficient logistics operation, it’s is crucial to establish seamless communication within your supply chain with the goal of improving it […]

Jamaica, T&T to acquire relief ship

From Jamaica Gleaner Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that discussions have been held with his counterpart in Trinidad and Tobago about co-sponsoring a ship that will provide relief to Caribbean nations during times of emergencies. Responding to Member of Parliament for Central Kingston Ronald Thwaites, who pointed to the need for such a vessel […]

Why Russia hasn’t successfully screwed with Germany’s election — yet

BY COLIN DAILEDA From Mashable Germany heads to the polls on Sunday and, as the country’s election quickly approaches, signs of a giant Russian effort to sway voters are vanishingly small. Russia-linked hackers actually launched their most obvious cyber assault on Germany more than two years ago, which was thought to be just the start […]

After Harvey, Texas’ massive piles of trash will take months to remove

By Ala’a Ibrahim, The Texas Tribune From Business Insider In Houston and dozens of other Gulf Coast towns, piles of once-cherished belongings and flood-soaked sheetrock and furniture are everywhere, in isolated pockets outside apartment complexes and behind bricked subdivision walls in long piles that snake along street after street. And there’s no telling how long […]

The NFL can’t keep TV afloat anymore

By Joel Espelien, Fortune From Business Insider Eli Manning of the New York Giants calls a play against the Detroit Lions during their game at MetLife Stadium on September 18, 2017 Abbie Parr/Getty Images The NFL has long been the cornerstone of the U.S. pay television market. Viewers’ loyalty to their favorite teams and the […]

RMS St Helena goes up for sale

From Saint Helena Local It has been made official by St Helena Line that from July 2016, the passenger and cargo Royal mail Ship St Helena will be removed from service. The RMS St Helena is intended for sale and London ship broker CW Kellock & Co Ltd has already been appointed to oversee the […]

Facebook and Microsoft’s big undersea cable is finally finished

BY MONICA CHIN From Mashable  More than 17,000 feet below the ocean’s surface, there now lies the “most technologically advanced subsea cable,” providing up to 160 terabits (Tbps) of data per second — beating Google’s alternative, now poorly named,“Faster.” The cable is the handiwork of Facebook, Microsoft, and Spanish telecommunication company Telxius. Construction on the […]

Cayman Islands: Fidelity Run Series continues

The Fidelity Rùn Series for 2017 continued in fine  shape as Week 2 finishers topped the 180 mark. Few changes were noted among the fastest males,who were agaìn led by Will Edwards,with Okeve Hamilton,Levi Superville,Sherlock Brooks,and Juan Pablo Valerio comprising the first handful across the line. For the ladies,Tiffany Cole again took top honors,followed by […]